Metro Manila police on full alert amid possible terror groups’ retaliation

MANILA, Feb 27 (Mabuhay) — Police in Metro Manila are on full alert following the arrest of a widow of slain terrorist leaders Khadafy Janjalani and Zulkifli bin Hir. According to National Capital Region Police Office chief Director Oscar Albayalde, they have not received any direct terror threat in Metro Manila. Albayalde, however, said terror […]

02.03.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Duterte defends ‘sarcastic’ remark on shooting women in genitals

MANILA, Feb 27 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday defended what he called sarcastic remarks about shooting female fighters in the genitals, saying he would make them again. Duterte, known for his often profane or obscene language, expressed anger toward what he called “amazons” who had left their children to join the New People’s […]

02.03.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Nadine Lustre to launch makeup line

Nadine Lustre to launch makeup line

MANILA, Feb 27 (Mabuhay) — Actress Nadine Lustre is joining the likes of Anne Curtis and Vice Ganda as she prepares to launch her makeup line this April. Lustre has collaborated with the Australian cosmetics brand BYS for the makeup collection, dubbed “Lustrous.” According to an article from the fashion website Preview, there are currently […]

02.03.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·
Noynoy: I would’ve suspended dengue vaccination program too

Noynoy: I would’ve suspended dengue vaccination program too

MANILA, Feb 26 (Mabuhay) — Former President Benigno Aquino III on Monday admitted that if he was still the chief executive, he would have also suspended the government’s dengue vaccination program. Aquino made the statement considering French pharmaceutical company Sanofi Pasteur’s advisory in November 2017 on the supposed dangers of the Dengvaxia vaccine. At the joint hearing of […]

02.03.2018 · Filled under: Hometown, News, Philippine News ·

3 Abu Sayyaf, 7 NPA members surrender to WestMinCom

MANILA, Feb 19 (Mabuhay) — Three Abu Sayyaf members and seven New People’s Army rebels laid down their arms in the midst of the military’s sustained operations in Western Mindanao. Karim Abubakar, Jimboy Abubakar Aldam, and Imran Arajan Abdulajidz, members of the Abu Sayyaf Group led by sub-leader Nurhassan Jamiri, yielded to the troops of […]

23.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Trillanes urges Senate bank panel to probe Duterte ‘accounts’

MANILA, Feb 16 (Mabuhay) — Senator Antonio Trillanes IV urged Friday the Senate committee on banks to probe the alleged undeclared bank deposits of President Rodrigo Duterte and his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte. Trillanes said this is especially needed after the Ombudsman said it closed its investigation against Duterte due to the refusal […]

23.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Sharon to mark 40th year in showbiz with concert

Sharon to mark 40th year in showbiz with concert

Sharon Cuneta is gearing up for a concert to mark her 40th anniversary in show business. In her Facebook page, Cuneta shared that the two-night concert dubbed “Big One” will be held at the Araneta Coliseum on September 28 and 29. In July 1984, Cuneta staged her first major two-night concert “Sharon, Solo with the […]

23.02.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·
Mark Bautista: ‘Thank you for the love’

Mark Bautista: ‘Thank you for the love’

Singer-actor Mark Bautista gave brief but meaningful words in his first public appearance since he reportedly confirmed being bisexual in an upcoming autobiography, based on leaked pages of the book. The 34-year-old actor was one the guest performers in Joanna Ampil’s Valentine’s Day concert, “Love Wins,” held at BGC Arts Center in Taguig. He performed […]

23.02.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·

Lorenzana tells Human Rights Watch: Stop your hypocrisy

MANILA, Feb 17 (Mabuhay) — Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Saturday hit back at Human Rights Watch for its statement that President Rodrigo Duterte is only encouraging war crimes with the “bounty for lumads” for every communist rebel they kill. In a statement, the Defense chief said that HRW has “always been unreasonably critical of […]

23.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
In tears, family meets remains of OFW Joanna at Iloilo airport

In tears, family meets remains of OFW Joanna at Iloilo airport

MANILA, Feb 17 (Mabuhay) — In grief, the family of OFW Joanna Demafelis welcomed her remains early Saturday morning at the IloiloInternationalAirport. Members of Joanna’s family broke down in tears in front of the crate containing her remains, as they offered a short, solemn prayer for the repose of her soul. The flight carrying her […]

23.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

No Marine deployment yet to Scarborough Shoal — Nolcom chief

SANTA ANA, Cagayan, Feb 17 (Mabuhay) — The military will not yet deploy Marine troops to patrol and secure Scarborough (Panatag) Shoal pending “guidance” from the national government, a military official said Friday. “Not this time. We have to settle some of other issues since that is a diplomatic issue that we have to get […]

23.02.2018 · Filled under: News ·
OFWs repatriated from Kuwait now at 1,500: DFA

OFWs repatriated from Kuwait now at 1,500: DFA

MANILA, February 18, 2018 – With around 130 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who arrived in Manila from Kuwait Saturday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said the number of repatriates from the Gulf state has reached 1,500. DFA said majority of these are household service workers who are grantees of the amnesty from the Kuwaiti […]

23.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

With Cabinet men at Senate probe, Escudero asks: Who’s left with the President?

MANILA, Feb 19 (Mabuhay) — If most of President Rodrigo Duterte’s Cabinet men are in the Senate, then who was left in Malacañang with the President? Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero raised this question in jest on Monday as he noted the presence of several Cabinet members in the ongoing hearing of the Senate committee on […]

23.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Enrique Gil raves about ‘Bagani’

Enrique Gil raves about ‘Bagani’

His fans have seen him in several romantic-comedies both on the big and small screen throughout his showbiz career. But for the first time, Enrique Gil is taking on an action project in a lead role as the local tribe warrior Lakas in the upcoming series “Bagani.” In an interview with reporters, Gil recalled the […]

23.02.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, News, Philippine News ·

Difficult to answer accusation you are not involved in: SAP Go

MANILA, February 19, 2018 – Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go reiterated Monday that he had nothing to do with the Frigate Acquisition Project, which he said became controversial due to “irresponsible reporting”. In the Senate inquiry into the PHP18-biliion warship acquisition project, Go said the most difficult thing to do is to […]

23.02.2018 · Filled under: News ·
Bong Go a man of integrity: Zubiri

Bong Go a man of integrity: Zubiri

MANILA,February 19, 2018 – Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri on Monday came to the defense of Special Assistant to President Christopher ‘Bong’ Go, saying the latter is a man of integrity with no stain of corruption. During the Senate inquiry into Frigate acquisition, Zubiri said Go has been doing his job “judiciously and religiously” even when he […]

23.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Federalism is within reach: Puno

MANILA, February 18, 2018 – Former Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Reynato Puno is convinced that the shift of the present system of government from Unitary to Federal is almost within reach. “Itong Federalismo ay halos abotkamaynanatin. At itopokungtayo’ypapatnubayan ng atingMaykapal ay mangyayari at mangyayarisapanahon ng atingPangulong (Rodrigo) Duterte. (This Federalism is almost within reach. And with […]

23.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Suspected ISIS member, Filipina partner nabbed in Manila

Suspected ISIS member, Filipina partner nabbed in Manila

MANILA, Feb 20 (Mabuhay) — A suspected member of the Islamic State was arrested along with his Filipina partner in an apartment in Ermita, Manila. Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa presented Fehmi Lassqued and his partner Anabelle Monsiera Salipada in CampCrame on Monday morning. Dela Rosa said Lassqued was a […]

23.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Airport thief falls in entrapment operation

MANILA, February 9, 2018 – A “salisi” gang member stealing passengers’ baggage at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Pasay City was caught by airport and city police personnel in an entrapment operation, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said on Friday. The operation was conducted Thursday at a burger outlet in Pasay City, where […]

16.02.2018 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Here’s how late Francis M. ‘guided’ daughter Maxene’s relationship with Rob

Here’s how late Francis M. ‘guided’ daughter Maxene’s relationship with Rob

MANILA, Feb 13 (Mabuhay) — Actress Maxene Magalona believes her late father, OPM icon Francis Magalona, guided her relationship with her husband, Rob Mananquil. Magalona, who admitted to having a crush on Mananquil even before they personally met, said she believes her father shows his approval or disapproval through lights. “Like minsan, pumuputok ‘yung ilaw […]

16.02.2018 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·